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  2. Bear Stearns: Its Collapse, Bailout, Winners & Losers - ...

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    Bear Stearns was a global investment bank located in New York City that collapsed during the 2008 financial crisis. The bank was heavily exposed to mortgage-backed securities that turned into...

  3. Your Guide to Bear Stearns, Its Collapse, and Bailout - The...

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    Bear Stearns was an investment bank that survived the Great Depression only to succumb to the Great Recession. Founded in 1923, it became the fifth-largest investment bank by 2008. 1  2  In 2006, it produced a record $9.23 billion in revenue. By 2007, that had fallen to $5.95 billion. 3 .

  4. Bear Stearns collapses, sold to J.P. Morgan Chase - HISTORY

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    On March 16, 2008, Bear Stearns, the 85-year-old investment bank, narrowly avoids bankruptcy by its sale to J.P. Morgan Chase and Co. at the shockingly low price of $2 per share. With a stock...

  5. The stunning downfall of Bear Stearns and its bridge-playing CEO

    www.cnn.com/2018/09/30/investing/bear-stearns-2008-crisis-jimmy-cayne

    Bear Stearns reached a fire sale agreement that Sunday night, March 16, that valued the firm at just $2 per share. (The price was later raised to $10 per share.) The sale was backed by the Fed,...

  6. Bear Stearns - Wikipedia

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    On March 20, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox said the collapse of Bear Stearns was due to a lack of confidence, not a lack of capital. Cox noted that Bear Stearns' problems escalated when rumors spread about its liquidity crisis which in turn eroded investor confidence in the firm.

  7. Bear Stearns: Where Are They Now? - Business Insider

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    Spector was forced out of Bear Stearns in 2007, after two of the firm's internal hedge funds collapsed. From what we can tell, Spector has steered clear of financial services, instead trying...

  8. Dissecting the Bear Stearns Hedge Fund Collapse - Investopedia

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    July 17, 2007 —In a letter sent to investors, Bear Stearns Asset Management reported that its Bear Stearns High-Grade Structured Credit Fund had lost more than 90% of its value, while the Bear...

  9. What Really Happened To Bear Stearns? | Gold Eagle

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    In the annals of Wall Street, there was hardly a more sudden demise than the fall of Bear Stearns. The cause was said to be a run on the bank as nervous investors pulled assets from the firm. Bear Stearns was said to be levered by 35 times, meaning it had equity of $11 billion and total assets of $395 billion.

  10. What happened with Bear Stearns? - Rebellion Research

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    Before the Great Financial Crisis, Bear Stearns was one of the largest securities trading and brokerage firms. However, it was also the first domino to fall in the great recession. On June 22, 2007, Bear Stearns pledged a collateralized loan of up to 3.2 billion, bailing out the Bear Stearns High-Grade Structured Credit Fund.

  11. A Look Back At Bear Stearns, Five Years After Its Shotgun ... - ...

    www.forbes.com/sites/steveschaefer/2013/03/14/a-look-back-at-bear-stearns-five...

    Five years ago this week, Bear Stearns was sold to JPMorgan Chase at a fire-sale price, after the overnight financing keeping the investment bank afloat dried up. On Friday March 14, 2008, the...